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New features and other changes in Rational ClearQuest version 9.0.1.x

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What are the new features and other changes in ClearQuest?

Note: The IBM Rational ClearQuest V9.0.0 and V9.0.1 stream has an effective end of support date of April 30, 2021. The 9.0.1.12 fixpack represents the final set of fixes delivered for the 9.0.1 stream for ClearQuest. Customers can remain on ClearCase 9.0.1.x unless they upgrade to ClearQuest 9.0.2 and have ClearCase and ClearQuest on the same server.

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Descriptions of the changes are organized by version-specific tabs.

V9.0.1.12

This release introduces support for the following enhancements:

New platform support

- WebSphere Application Server / IBM HTTP Server 8.5.5.19

- WebSphere Application Server / IBM HTTP Server 9.0.5.6

- RHEL 7.9

- RHEL 8.2

To learn about features and changes that were made available in 9.0.1.x Fixpacks, see the technote https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/558053.

To learn about features and changes that were made available in 9.0.0.x Fixpacks, see the technote http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21972270.

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V9.0.1.11

This release introduces support for the following enhancements:
New platform support

- SQL server 2019

- RHEL 8.1 and RHEL 7.8

- WebSphere Application Server / IBM HTTP Server 9.0.5.5

- AIX 7.2 TL4

To learn about features and changes that were made available in 9.0.1.x Fixpacks, see the technote https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/558053.

To learn about features and changes that were made available in 9.0.0.x Fixpacks, see the technote http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21972270.

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V9.0.1.10

This release introduces support for the following enhancements:
ClearQuest Licensing
-installutil licensecheck command for configuring licensing. For more details, see the technote https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6220496.

New platform support

- Db2 11.5

- Oracle Database 19c

- WebSphere Application Server / IBM HTTP Server 9.0.0.11

- WebSphere Application Server / IBM HTTP Server 8.5.5.17

To learn about features and changes that were made available in 9.0.0.x Fixpacks, see the technote http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21972270.
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V9.0.1.9

This release introduces support for the following enhancements:

New platform support

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7

- Oracle Database 18c

To learn about features and changes that were made available in 9.0.0.x Fixpacks, see the technote http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21972270.

V9.0.1.8

This release introduces support for the following enhancements:

New platform support

- WebSphere Application Server / IBM HTTP Server 8.5.5.16

WebSphere Application Server / IBM HTTP Server 8.5.5.15

- WebSphere Application Server / IBM HTTP Server 9.0.0.10

- Windows 10 version 1903

 

To learn about features and changes that were made available in 9.0.0.x Fixpacks, see the technote http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21972270.

V9.0.1.7

This release introduces support for the following enhancements:
  • ClearQuest Web client
- Reveal Existence
To learn how to use this new future, see the Reveal Existence feature topic on the IBM Knowledge Center.
- Privileged Queries
To learn how to use this new feature, see the Privileged Queries feature topic on the IBM Knowledge Center.
- Dynamic Forms
To learn how to use this new future, see the Dynamic Forms feature topic on the IBM Knowledge Center.

New platform support

- SLES 12.4

 

To learn about features and changes that were made available in 9.0.0.x Fixpacks, see the technote http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21972270.

V9.0.1.6

This release introduces support for the following enhancements:
  • ClearQuest Web client
- Shared Templates
To learn how to use this new future, see the Public Template feature and Creating a Public record template topics on the IBM Knowledge Center.
- Shared List View
To learn how to use this new feature, see the Using Public List View topic on the IBM Knowledge Center.
  • Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT)

ClearQuest data-pull reports with BIRT v4.8  is now supported for customers that use CM connection over JNI.

For more details about the JNI connection limitation, see the technote BIRT Report Designer v4.8 support.

 

New platform support

- WebSphere Application Server / IBM HTTP Server 9.0.0.9

- Windows Server 2019

- AIX 7.2 TL3

- RHEL 7.6x86

- Microsoft Edge 41, 42

- SQL server 2017

To learn about features and changes that were made available in 9.0.0.x Fixpacks, see the technote http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21972270.

V9.0.1.5

This release introduces support for the following enhancements:
  • ClearQuest Web client

- Form Selection

The Form Selection feature allows an administrator to create multiple forms for any record type.  Users can set their own preferred default form to use for submitting or viewing a record and can switch to another form when working with a record. 

This feature allows the administrator to provide forms that help users complete specific actions more efficiently.  For example, a simplified submit form could have all the required fields on a single tab, or a triage form could use a single tab for all the fields needed to evaluate incoming defects.

To learn more, see the Form Selection topic on the IBM Knowledge Center.

- Create Query From Selection

Creates a query from the result, or parts of the outcome, when you run a full-text query.

- Logging enhancements

Shows which user is performing record searches.

  • Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC)

Allows integrated ClearQuest and Jazz to be installed on the same machine.

  • Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT)

ClearQuest data-pull reports with BIRT v4.7  is now supported.

Note: There is a known BIRT 4.7 defect where you can't preview reports within the Eclipse BIRT Report Designer if you have set up an external browser for preview. Please consult this BIRT website for updates on a fix: https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=517662.

New platform support

- WebSphere Application Server / IBM HTTP Server 9.0.0.8

- WebSphere Application Server / IBM HTTP Server 8.5.5.14

- SQL Server 2016

- RHEL 6.10 (x86) and RHEL 7.5 (x86)

- Chrome 61-68

- VMWare ESXi 6.*

To learn about features and changes that were made available in 9.0.0.x Fixpacks, see the technote http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21972270.

V9.0.1.4

This release introduces support for the following enhancements:
  • Security

- Support for ClearQuest Web and EmailRelay Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate verification. To learn more, see the technote http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10719815.

  • Enhancements to ClearQuest widgets for Rational Team Concert dashboard

- The charting widgets have been enhanced to allow dual-aggregation charts and access to the data inside the widget.
- The query widget allows to display and link to records in family queries.

Platform support

- Firefox 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60  and Extended Support Release (ESR) 52.8.1, 60.0.2

To learn about features and changes that were made available in 9.0.0.x Fixpacks, see the technote http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21972270.

V9.0.1.3

This release introduces support for the following enhancements:
  • ClearQuest Web

ClearQuest Web now allows users to double click a row in the "Search and Select Records" dialog to select the record and close the dialog when performing Add action on a List View control or Duplicate utility on the record.

  • OSLC Links Package structure and impact on records
For answers to frequently asked questions about OSLC Links Package structure and impact on records, see the technote http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22014777.
  • Platform support

- WebSphere Application Server / IBM HTTP Server 8.5.5.13

- Oracle Database 12c Release 2 (12.2)

For information about to connect ClearQuest with the Oracle 12C R2 database, refer to the technote http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22015899.

- Microsoft Windows 10

To learn about features and changes that were made available in 9.0.0.x Fixpacks, see technote http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21972270.

V9.0.1.2

This release introduces support for the following enhancements:

  • Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT)

- ClearQuest data-pull reports with BIRT v4.6 is now supported.

  • Enhancements to User Interface

- ClearQuest now allows the user to configure whether mandatory fields are only shown once when one or none of them is selected in the custom record view. For more information, refer to the technote Mandatory fields show only once when one or none of them is selected in the ClearQuest web custom record view.

  • Platform support

This release introduces support for the following platforms:

- DB2 Enterprise Server Edition 11.1

To learn about features and changes that were made available in 9.0.0.x Fixpacks, see technote http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21972270.

Note: For ClearQuest Help content configuration, see the tech note Configuring ClearQuest help content.

V9.0.1.1

This release introduces support for the following enhancements:

  • Security

- ClearQuest E-Mail Reader support of SSL/TLS protocols for secure POP3 connection.

  • User administration

- Additional characters are now allowed in group names, specifically ".", "@", and "~". Using these characters requires database feature level 10.

  • Enhancements to User Interface

- ClearQuest now allows the user to configure which fields are shown in the result set when searching for a record using OSLC UI. For more information, refer to the Configuring result set display fields shown when searching for a CQ record over the OSLC delegated UI technote.

  • Oracle support

- ClearQuest adds support for connecting to Oracle with a service name instead of a SID . For more information, refer to the ClearQuest support for Oracle Service Names technote.

  • Platform support

This release introduces support for the following platforms:

- RHEL 6.9 (X86), 7.4 (x86)

- AIX 7.2 TL1

- Mozilla Firefox 50, 51, 52, 53, 54| ESR 45.9.0, 52.2.0

- Chrome 57-60

- Microsoft Edge 40

- WebSphere Application Server / IBM HTTP Server 8.5.5.12

To learn about features and changes that were made available in 9.0.0.x Fixpacks, see technote http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21972270.

Note: For ClearQuest Help content configuration, see the tech note Configuring ClearQuest help content.

V9.0.1

  • Platform support

This release introduces support for the following platforms:

- Chrome 57

- Firefox 50, 51, 52 and ESR 45.8.0, 52.0.2

- AIX 7.2 TL1

- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9

To learn about features and changes that were made available in 9.0.0.x Fixpacks, see technote http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21972270.

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Modified date:
28 June 2021

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